Hanesse, Friedrich , born on 20-09-1892 in Worms, Baden, entered the Army as a Fahnenjunker, Battery Officer in the 25th
Field Artillery Regiment, on 16-03-1912, age 19. He started a flying training
on 15-12-1917 and became a pilot in the Field Flying Battalion A 225, until the end of the first war. Hanesse was allowed in the new Reichswehr
and climbed up the ranks to Oberst. In February 1919 Hanesses was transferred to the air base Brieg, where he was employed until the end of 1919 as an adjutant. He then performed the same function from January to May 1920 on the air base in Paderborn. In June 1920 he was employed as a first leutnant in the motor vehicle column 6. On 01-10-1920 Hanesse was appointed battery officer in the Artillery Regiment 7. He then took over the same function from October 1921 to September 1922 at the riding division of the 6th (Prussian) Artillery Regiment.
From there he was assigned in October 1922 to the cavalry school Hanover, which he visited until the end of September 1924. During this time, Hanesse was promoted to Hauptmann on 01-01-1924. After attending the cavalry school Hanesse completed from October 1924 to September 1926 a Führer course. After its completion he served from October 1926 to September 1927 in the staff of the 1st Division of his 6th Artillery Regiment. After working as a flyer officer in the staff of the 1st Division, which lasts from October 1927 to October 1931, Hanesse returned as battery chief to his regiment. He was Air Attaché at the embassy of Paris and at the legation in Lisbon, when the war started. On 31-01-1934 he retired from this in the rank of major and changed on 01-02-1934 to the air force under construction. There he was employed until the end of March 1935 as a course leader at the bomber school in Lechfeld.
From 01-04-1935 to 31-10-1937 he was head of the Attaché department in the Reich Air Ministry in Berlin. During this time took place on 01-09-1936 his promotion to Oberst and on 01-10-1937 Colonel. Assigned to commanding General of Hermann Goering’s
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in Paris to 31-08-1944 and following Commanding General of the Luftwaffe Supplemental Corps in Bad Saarow-Pieskow, until 06-02-1945. There on 01-04-1945 he got his promotion to Generalleutnant and on 01-01-1944 the General of the fliers. From September 01-09-1944, to 06-02-1945, Hanesse was Commanding General of the Luftwaffe Supplementary Corps in Bad Saarow. Then he left active military service. In June 1945, Hansesse was arrested by Allied soldiers and spent in French captivity, from which he was released in December 1946.
Death and burial ground of Hanesse, Friedrich Carl.
Hanesse, not a battlefield General, living in Wiesbaden, as many other WWII Generals, died at the old age of 82, on 12-05-1975 and is buried on the Nordfriedhof of Wiesbaden. He is buried next to his fellow, Generalleutnant der Flieger, Kommandeur Luftwaffe Transport
, Oskar Bertram
, Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Kommandeur 170th Infanterie Division, Franz Bentivegni
General der Infanterie, Kommandeur der LXIII Heeresgruppe, Ernst Dehner
, Generalleutnant der Kavallerie, Jurist Reichs Kriegsgericht, Friedrich Eberhardt,
Generalleutant der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 172nd Division, Kurt Fischer
, Generalleutnant der Infanterie, Commander of POW’s in area Wehrmacht Commander Eastern Territories, Victor Gaissert
, Generalmajor der Artillerie, Kommandeur der Raketten Artillerie Truppe, Ernst Graewe
, Generalmajor der Flieger, Kommandeur der 4th Fallschirmjägerluftflotte, Battle for Stalingrad, Hans von Herudt von Rhode
, General der Flieger, Erich von Keiser
Generalleutnant der Flieger, Leader of firing Commission with the Air Fleet Reich, in Wiesbaden, Erich Homberg
, Generalmajor der Flieger, Commander of POW’s Military District III, Herbert Giese
, Generaloberst der Infanterie, Kommandeur der 15th Division , D-Day, Hans von Salmuth
, Generalmajor der Wehrmacht, Friedrich von Unger
, Generalleutnant der Wehrmacht, Chef des Generalstabes vom Generalkommando XXXIII: Armeekorps, Bruno Uthmann
, Generalmajor der Infanterie, Command of the X Army, Hanns Hanns Adolf Voigt
, Generalmajor der Flieger, 8th Department der Luftwaffe, Horst Voigt-Ruscheweyh
and Vice Admiral, Marineattaché, Ralf von Marwitz